Wednesday, May 25, 2022


The Maguri beel in upper Assam has been the main source of food and sustenance for the people who live around it. Photo by Jitendra Raj Bajracharya/ICIMOD.

Sustainability of Brahmaputra basin needs transboundary cooperation

The article underlines the need for trans-border cooperation to revive and sustain the Brahmaputra.
Assam had been witnessing major daytime as well as night protests against the implementation of the NRC

 Including 4,700 ‘Ineligible’ Names: 2019 Assam NRC List Not ‘final’

A new affidavit in the Guwahati High Court shows that the names of 4,700 people who are ‘ineligible’ have been added pointing to an error in need of correction.

Artists Who Painted Mural of Jailed Peasant Leader Akhil Gogoi Arrested in Guwahati 

Four artists has been arrested in Assam for painting a graffiti of imprisoned activist and KMSS leader Akhil Gogoi.

Assam Witnesses AFSPA Renewal for Extended Period of Six Months

Much to the dismay of civil society bodies, AFSPA has been extended in Assam for six months more.

After a Five-Month Break, Assam Witnesses Revival of Anti-CAA Protests

Assam witnesses a revival of anti-CAA protests amid growing coronavirus cases as thousands gather at Jorhat and other places across the state.

Migrant Worker Father Sells Newborn Amid Financial Strains in Assam

Faced with unprecedented economic crisis, Assam migrant worker sells newborn for Rs 45,000 to feed family.

The Unfolding of a Catastrophe: A Ground Report from Flood-Affected Assam Amid the Pandemic

Devastating floods in Assam have destroyed homes and farm lands in addition to claiming precious lives, the pandemic has only worsened the crisis being faced by the state.

Assam Flood/ Assam Challenged by Twin Issues of Deadly Coronavirus and Devastating Floods

As the state battled the coronavirus pandemic, it was faced with massive floods affecting most districts and leading to large scale destruction of life and property.

100 COVID Patients in Assam’s Kamprup District Block Highway Alleging Lack of Food and...

Patients from a Covid facility in Assam fled the premises and blocked the National Highway as they alleged that they were not provided food or water and kept in congested rooms at the facility.

Activist Akhil Gogoi Tests Coronavirus Positive

Activist Akhil Gogoi has tested coronavirus positive in Guwahati Central Jail and will undergo treatment at the Guwahati Medical College Hospital.

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